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In Maine, Bowdoin College holds graduation ceremonies for its class of 1860

Cumberland County, Maine, 1857
08/02/1860
Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine graduated fifty-five men in the class of 1860.  Their professor of modern languages was Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, who later won fame as a Union Civil War hero.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"Bowdoin College Commencement," New York Times, August 3, 1860 

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